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Mexico detains massacre suspect

Friday, July 1st 2011, 0:37
related places: Tamaulipas

A suspected Mexican drug gang member confesses to involvement in the murder of scores of migrants last year, officials say.
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Mexico players suspended for Copa

Tuesday, June 28th 2011, 18:08

Eight players in Mexico's Copa America squad are suspended for six months, with reports claiming they had female guests in their hotel rooms during training.
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England held by Mexico in opener

Monday, June 27th 2011, 17:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's World Cup campaign gets off to an inauspicious start as they are held to a draw by Mexico in their opening game of Group B in the Wolfsburg Arena.
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Live - Mexico v England

Monday, June 27th 2011, 15:34
related countries: Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England kick off their Women's World Cup campaign against Mexico in a Group B match in Germany from 1700 BST.
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Camera reveals Mayan tomb secrets

Saturday, June 25th 2011, 1:53

The inside of a Mayan tomb thought to be 1,500 years old is filmed by archaeologists in Mexico for the first time.
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VIDEO: Camera uncovers Mayan tomb secrets

Friday, June 24th 2011, 15:37

With the help of a tiny camera Mexican archaeologists have filmed the interior of a Mayan burial chamber for the first time.
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VIDEO: Calderon defends war on drug cartels

Friday, June 24th 2011, 10:19

The Mexican president, Felipe Calderon, has defended his war against the country's drug cartels during a meeting with people who have lost family members to drug violence.
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Mexico-US border death sparks row

Thursday, June 23rd 2011, 10:01
related countries: United States United States

Mexico demands a full investigation after a US agent fatally shoots a Mexican man who was allegedly throwing stones as he tried to cross the border.
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BP 'to blame for Gulf oil spill'

Wednesday, June 22nd 2011, 15:11

Transocean, the owner of the oil rig that leaked millions of gallons of crude into the Gulf of Mexico blames BP for the disaster.
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'Cartel boss' arrested in Mexico

Wednesday, June 22nd 2011, 6:58

Mexican officials say they have arrested the alleged leader of the cult-like La Familia drugs cartel, one of the most notorious gangs in the country.
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Mexican Hurricane Beatriz weakens

Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 21:36
related places: Acapulco

Hurricane Beatriz weakens to a tropical storm, after threatening popular tourist resorts, including Acapulco, with winds of up to 150km/h (90mph).
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VIDEO: Refuge for Mexico's elderly sex workers

Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 15:27

Casa Xochiquetzal, located in the historic centre of Mexico City, provides refuge for 23 elderly sex workers.
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Mexico reporter and family killed

Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 8:03
related places: Veracruz

Mexican columnist Miguel Angel Lopez Velasco, who wrote about corruption and drug violence, is shot dead along with his wife and son in Veracruz.
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Gang wars kill 33 in Mexican city

Thursday, June 16th 2011, 18:55
related places: Monterrey

Thirty-three people are killed in violence blamed on rival drug cartels in one of the deadliest days ever for the Mexican city of Monterrey, officials say.
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Agents 'let cartels buy US guns'

Wednesday, June 15th 2011, 20:17
related countries: United States United States

US firearms agents say they were ordered to step aside and watch as guns were purchased, illegally resold and sent to Mexican drug cartels.
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Wednesday, June 15th 2011, 12:32
related places: Tijuana

Mexican prosecutors appeal after judges free Tijuana ex-mayor Jorge Hank Rhon from arrest on weapons charges and rule he cannot be held over a murder investigation.
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US guns 'fuel Mexico bloodshed'

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 1:58
related countries: United States United States

Some 70% of guns seized from crime scenes in Mexico and submitted for tracing stem from the US, according to a US Congressional report.
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Mexico 'peace caravan' reaches US

Sunday, June 12th 2011, 0:22
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

Leaders of a Mexican peace convoy demand US action on drug violence as they cross into Texas, after a week-long journey through Mexico.
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The vanishings

Saturday, June 11th 2011, 0:35

Chilling personal stories from Mexico's narco-war bereaved
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US-Mexico border corruption rises

Friday, June 10th 2011, 7:20
related countries: United States United States

Mexican drug cartels are increasingly targeting US border guards and customs agents with bribes and sexual favours, a US security official says.
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Mexican ex-mayor on gun charges

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 18:01

Former mayor of Tijuana Jorge Hank Rhon is charged with stockpiling weapons after soldiers seize guns at his home in northern Mexico.
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Gunmen kill 11 at Mexico clinic

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 8:45

Attackers open fire at a drugs rehabilitation clinic in northern Mexico, killing 11 people and injuring two others.
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Mexican 'narco-tanks' destroyed

Monday, June 6th 2011, 19:21
related countries: United States United States

Four armoured lorries, or narco-tanks, believed to belong to a drug cartel have been destroyed on the Mexico-US border, the Mexican army says.
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VIDEO: Mexico's 'Holy Death' cult growing

Monday, June 6th 2011, 6:08
related countries: United States United States

A cult which reveres death is growing rapidly in Mexico and its influence is now spreading to neighbouring countries including the US.
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Penguins warm with 'Mexican wave'

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 8:22

The mystery of how penguins stay warm while they huddle has been revealed with time lapse footage.
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VIDEO: Teacher sings to pupils amid gun battle

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 3:46

A Mexican nursery teacher has received an award for bravery after she calmed down her students during a shoot-out near her school.
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Mexico police raid 'cartel ranch'

Saturday, May 28th 2011, 18:25
related places: Jalisco

Mexican police kill 11 suspected members of the La Familia drug cartel and arrest 36 others after a raid in western Jalisco state.
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Daily danger

Friday, May 27th 2011, 23:32

Life as a crime correspondent in Mexico's murder capital
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VIDEO: First person

Friday, May 27th 2011, 16:05

Nortec Collective's unique fusion of Mexico with electronica
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Mexico unrest displaces villagers

Thursday, May 26th 2011, 23:51
related places: Michoacan

Gun battles between rival factions of a Mexican gang drive more than 2,000 residents out of their homes in Michoacan state.
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Surrealist artist Carrington dies

Thursday, May 26th 2011, 22:46

Leonora Carrington, considered one of the last of the original surrealist artists, has died at the age of 94, Mexican officials say.
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Gang shootout in Mexico kills 28

Thursday, May 26th 2011, 8:53
related places: Nayarit

A shootout between rival Mexican drug gangs in the Pacific coast state of Nayarit leaves at least 28 people dead, officials say.
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Mexico arrests Sicilia 'killer'

Wednesday, May 25th 2011, 16:17

Mexican police arrest a man they suspect of killing Juan Francisco Sicilia, whose murder prompted nationwide anti-violence protests organised by his father.
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Ferdinand tips Hernandez to star

Tuesday, May 24th 2011, 15:51
related places: Hernandez

Manchester United's Rio Ferdinand backs team-mate Javier Hernandez to star, if the Mexican plays in the Champions League final against Barcelona at Wembley
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Mexican contests Lagarde for IMF

Monday, May 23rd 2011, 13:26

Mexico's central bank head Agustin Carstens is named as the first definite rival to Christine Lagarde for the IMF top job.
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Mexican army general shot dead

Sunday, May 22nd 2011, 20:20

A recently retired Mexican army general, who was a key figure in the war on drugs, is shot dead near Mexico City.
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Mexico police seize 'narco-tank'

Sunday, May 22nd 2011, 0:43
related places: Jalisco

A home-made armoured vehicle believed to belong to a drug gang is seized in the western Mexican state of Jalisco.
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Fire sweeps Mexican prison ward

Friday, May 20th 2011, 16:55
related places: Nuevo Leon

At least 14 inmates at a prison in northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon have died after a fire in the psychiatric care wing, officials say.
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Bolivian jailed for plane hijack

Thursday, May 19th 2011, 22:50
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

A Bolivian pastor who said he was on a mission from God is jailed for seven years in Mexico for hijacking a plane.
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VIDEO: Rwanda's young football hopefuls

Wednesday, May 18th 2011, 21:15
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The Rwandan football team has arrived in London to train ahead of the Under 17 World Cup in Mexico next month.
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VIDEO: Migrants found in Mexico trucks

Wednesday, May 18th 2011, 15:36

Police in south-eastern Mexico have discovered at least 500 men, women and children crammed into the trailers of two lorries in one of the biggest cases of people smuggling in the country.
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Mexico discovers truck migrants

Wednesday, May 18th 2011, 1:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: Asia

Police in southern Mexico find more than 500 migrants from across Latin America and Asia crammed into two US-bound trucks.
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VIDEO: Guatemala killings: Suspects arrested

Tuesday, May 17th 2011, 6:26
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

Police in Guatemala say they have captured suspected members of Mexico's feared Zeta cartel in connection with a massacre that left at least 27 people dead in a Guatemalan village on Sunday morning.
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Guatemala massacre details emerge

Monday, May 16th 2011, 21:41
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

A survivor from a mass killing in Guatemala relives his experiences at the hands of suspected Mexican drugs cartel members.
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Drug feud kills 27 in Guatemala

Monday, May 16th 2011, 7:03
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

The decapitated bodies of at least 27 people - believed to be victims of a drugs feud - are found at a ranch close to Guatemala's Mexico border.
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Obama backs new oil exploration

Saturday, May 14th 2011, 12:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: Alaska

The US will grant new leases to drill for oil in Alaska and the Gulf of Mexico to try to boost output and cap fuel prices, President Obama says.
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Mexican 'drug cartel leader' held

Friday, May 13th 2011, 18:37

Mexican soldiers capture a suspected leader of the powerful Sinaloa drug cartel while police in Colombia arrest a man whom they say was its main cocaine supplier.
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Mexican jail governor decapitated

Friday, May 13th 2011, 1:27
related places: Durango

The deputy governor of a prison in Durango, in northern Mexico is found decapitated along with seven other headless bodies, three days after being abducted.
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Mexico drugs shoot-out kills 13

Tuesday, May 10th 2011, 11:05
related countries: United States United States

One soldier and at least 12 suspected members of Mexico's Zeta drugs cartel are killed after marines stumble on a camp at a lake on the US border.
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VIDEO: Mexico's anti-drug gang protest

Monday, May 9th 2011, 9:34

Over 20,000 people gathered in Mexico City to protest over the large number of deaths caused by drug-related violence.
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Mexico recovers last mine bodies

Monday, May 9th 2011, 7:55

Rescuers recover the last of 14 bodies trapped in a coal mine in northern Mexico, nearly a week on from a deadly blast.
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In pictures: Mexico anti-drugs march

Sunday, May 8th 2011, 23:48
related places: Cuernavaca

Thousands of Mexicans join the culmination of a four-day march in silence from the city of Cuernavaca to Mexico City to protest against drugs-related violence in the country.
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Mexico pit blast deaths reach 11

Saturday, May 7th 2011, 21:34

Rescuers recover two more bodies from the remains of a coal mine in northern Mexico destroyed by a gas explosion.
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